Part 144 and prohibitory orders prolonged until March 22 amid Hijab row

Part 144 prolonged for Bangalore Faculties until March 22

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Part 144 and order prohibitory orders in and round Bangalore faculties and faculties have been prolonged until March 22, 2022. Related orders had been issued on February 21, 2022 and had been utilized until March 8, 2022, as we speak. After a evaluation of the state of affairs, these orders have been prolonged
The Bengaluru Police Commissioner issued the extension of those orders on March 7, 2022. As per the order issued, any kind of gathering, agitation or protest inside a 200-metre space of the colleges, PUCs, diploma faculties or another academic establishment in Bangalore is barred.
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“Noting that protests and agitations have been held at faculties and faculties in the previous few weeks in sure components of the state and disturbed public peace and order in lots of locations, it’s thought-about very important to provoke correct safety measures to keep up public peace and order in Bengaluru metropolis,” said the Commissioner of Police Bengaluru, Kamal Pant.

“The difficulty continues to be alive and the potential of holding protests for and in opposition to the difficulty can’t be dominated out and therefore the order has been prolonged,” he added additional.

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The hijab row started as a small protest in Udupi by six college students after their PUC introduced a ‘hijab ban’. These protests grew in quantity throughout town and shortly took a violent flip.

The hijab ban was delivered to the Karnataka Excessive Courtroom the place the matter has been heard by Justices Ritu Raj Awasthi, J M Khazi and Krishna S Dixit. As per an interim order issued by the state excessive court docket, any non secular clothes or apparel comparable to hijab or saffron scarves had been banned in faculties and faculties. A remaining verdict relating to the hijab row is awaited by many in Karnataka.

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